Ampersand

by Cloudland Blue Quartet

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Berlin 03:19
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Blue Ice 03:11
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Stranded 03:59
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Ampersand is the 3rd song-based album by Cloudland Blue Quartet (Crispycat 0201 - 24 June 2002)

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released June 24, 2002

David Reilly - Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Acoustic Guitars, Keyboards, Organ, Synthesisers, Bass Guitar, Drum Programming, Percussion, Environments, Whistling

with
Peri Urban - Acoustic Guitar (2,4,8,11,13,17) Bass Guitar (2,5,7,11,15,18) Electric Guitar (18) Backing Vocals (2,15,16)
Keyboards (4,8) Bowed Bass (4) Drum Programming (2,5,7,11,15,16) Electronics (18) Environments (4,13)
Andrew Wilson jnr - Keyboards and Programming (3)
Angus McCurrach - Drums and Percussion (4,8,13,17)
Alan Martin - Keyboards (5,15,18) Acoustic Guitar (16)
John O'Hare - Electric Guitar (5,15) Acoustic Guitar (16)
Robert Gillies - Electric Guitar (7) Drum Programming (11) Ambient Guitar (16)
Alan Brodie - Keyboards and Synthesisers (7)
Davie Frame - Trombone (8,13,17)
Stuart Cobley - Keyboards (10)
Craig Sutherland - Keyboards and Programming (20)

Collated at Crispycat Studio, June 2002

Sessions Recorded September 1977, July 1978, March 1985, February, March and November 1999, April, May, August and December 2000, February and March 2001, January, February, June 2002
at
Crispycat Studio, Edinburgh, Scotland 1,3,6,7,9,10,12,14,19,20; Geostat, Musselburgh, Scotland 2,4,5,8,11,13,15,16,17,18; Thistle Street Lane, Edinburgh, Scotland 4,8,13; Mayburn Studio, Loanhead, Scotland 1,12; The Gravity Well, Edinburgh, Scotland 7; Art College, Edinburgh, Scotland 17

Compositions by David Reilly 1,2,4,6,12,19; Reilly/Wilson jnr 3,14; Frame/McCurrach/Reilly/Robinson 4,8,13,17; Robinson/O'Hare/Martin 5; Robinson 7,11,16; Reilly/Cobley 10; Robinson/O'Hare 15; Reilly/Robinson/Martin 18; Reilly/Sutherland 20

Production by David Reilly
except 2,4,5,8,11,13,16,17,18 produced by Stewart Robinson
and 7,15 produced by David Reilly and Stewart Robinson

Design by David Reilly
Painting - Budapest, May 2002
A Crispycat Production

Dedicated to Crispy the Cat (15/08/1984 - 14/01/2002) - without her, much of this music would not exist

(P)2002 (C)2002 The Composers

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Cloudland Blue Quartet Edinburgh, UK

Initially influenced by Fripp & Eno's "No Pussyfooting" and The Velvet Underground's debut, David Reilly, aka Cloudland Blue Quartet, started musicking in 1977, creating drones by using sellotape on the keys of his dad's Bontempi Organ. The subsequent junk shop purchase of an old electric guitar & fuzzbox, followed by the acquisition of a 2nd hand Beatles songbook, led him into songwriting... ... more

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